Leave Out Violence- Program Coordinator in Montreal!

Posted on July 20, 2010


A dynamic person is being sought after for today’s position with Leave Out Violence! The not-for-profit is looking to hire a Program Coordinator for its Anglophone programs in downtown Montreal and just a little further out in the West Island.

Leave Out Violence is a grass-roots organization whose mission is to be a positive force that helps curb youth violence in underserved communities. By training youth to  capture the violence that’s a part of their lives through various multi-media programs, they to hope to create future community leaders. Youth can advance from the Media Arts Program to the Leadership Program with the aim of forming part of the LOVE community prevention team. Apart from the technical skills, the greatest asset that Leave Out Violence instills in its youth is a sense of confidence to analyze violent situations and come up with tangible solutions.

The position entails coordinating both the media arts and leadership programs, and integrating photography, video, and writing into them. The youth involved in the programs range from 13-18. In addition, the coordinator participates in the development of Violence Prevention Tools. In order to promote Leave Out Violence’s objectives the coordinator will also strong relationships and partnerships with other community organizations and school administration.

What they’re seeking: university degree in social work, human relations, educational psychology or related field; experience in intervention with at-risk youth is a must; experience with multi media projects as well as animating and leading multi media workshop; English and French linguistic abilities; valid drivers’ license; strong sense of organization and ability to follow-up on tasks.

The position is part-time for the summer and full-time beginning in September. The company offers an hourly pay of $16 and benefits. The deadline to apply for this fantastic position is July 30, 2010; you can email your CV to lea@leaveoutviolence.org, to the attention of Lea Kabiljo.

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